Contact Information

dianne.heins@FaegreBD.com2200 Wells Fargo Center
90 S. Seventh Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
T: +1 612 766 7778
F: +1 612 766 1600

Education

University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. (1973)
Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia
B.A. (1970)

Bar Admissions

Minnesota

Dianne C. Heins

Pro Bono Counsel

Dianne Heins serves as the firm's pro bono counsel and leads the professional team which manages and supports the firm's pro bono practice and community service activities.

Honors

  • Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights Volunteer Award

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Supreme Court Juvenile Protection Rules Committee — Member 
  • Association of Pro Bono Counsel
  • Minnesota State Bar Association — Legal Services to the Disadvantaged Committee, Civil Gideon Task Force

Civic Activities

  • Hennepin County Children's Justice Initiative
  • Friends of Children Foundation — Board of Directors
  • Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights — Death Penalty Project Advisory Committee
  • Hennepin County Guardian ad Litem — Volunteer Advocate
  • Children's Law Center of Minnesota — Board of Directors (Past President)
  • Center for Victims of Torture — Board of Directors (Past President)

Presentations

  • Institutionalizing, Managing & Crediting Pro Bono Work at Private Law Firms
    LawWorks Pro Bono Conference, London, 2006

Published Articles

  • Faegre & Benson Leads National Team to Complete First Comprehensive Report on Status of Hurricane Katrina Evacuees
    Trends, 2006